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Treatment for nose diseases in Bangalore

Nose islocated in the middle of the face which protrudes outwards and opens as anterior nares. It is made of bones and cartilages. It connects to the Nasopharyx posteriorly. It is an organ of Olfaction (smell) and hence forms one of the five sense organs. It takes part in respiration by the process of filtration and humidification. It also takes part in speech by the process of nasalization.

Paranasal sinuses are air filled cavities which have extensions of the nasal mucosal lining. There are 4 pairs of sinuses – Frontal, Ethmoidal, Maxillary and Sphenoid Sinus. It functions to help in humidification of air while breathing and makes the skull light and provides resonance to speech.

Diseases affecting nose and paranasal sinuses can hence be divided accordingly

Diseases of the Nose
  • Foreign body nose
  • Nasal vestibulitis and vestibular abscess
  • Rhinophyma
  • Deviated nasal septum
  • Septal hematoma and abscess
  • Nasal synechia
  • Septal perforation
  • Acute rhinosinusitis
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Atrophic rhinitis
  • Vasomotor rhinitis
  • Nasal bone fractures
  • Hemangioma
  • Bleeding polypus of septum
  • Disorders of smell – hyposmia, parosmia, anosmia
  • Obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Benign and malignant lesions
Diseases of Paranasal sinuses
  • Acute rhinosinusitis
  • Chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Sinonasal polyposis
  • Benign and malignant lesions


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